Monthly Archives:: December 2010

Is That de Kooning A Joke?

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The Nobel prize-winning chemist Harold Kroto, in a lecture he gave in the British Library in 2006 asserted that all science started with art, with forms and shapes, and seeking balance and symmetry.

A recent research report  from Simon Fraser University professor Travis  Proulx claimed that abstract art is less threatening than absurd (surrealist) art, Read More »

Authentic Art – How Can We Tell?

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Authenticity here is not about authentication, about verifying if say, Andy Warhol  actually made those Brillo boxes (or had them made) or penned that signature.  It’s about something that  is  maybe more elusive and difficult to verify. Read More »